The good voter Larry was patronizing a popular vegan cupcake boutique in Georgetown, which had been recommended to him by a Facebook friend whom he had never met. Larry stared admiringly at his cupcake, and wondered what he should do with it.
If we want prosperity, we need to act with integrity. If we want privilege, we need to share and to serve. If we want power, we need to release our hold on it -- or rather its hold on us. And we need to do so freely, consistently and compassionately.
The president should make clear that our exceptionalism is not how wealthy the few become, but how much prosperity is created and shared by the many, and the fairness and justice and decency we stand for.
Our young people are called to change the world. How can you change the world without engaging the world? To engage the world, we must prepare students for what they will encounter outside the safety net of the university.
At a time when Hispanics must establish themselves as influential leaders who impact business, political and societal conversations, we continue to diminish our genuine and purposeful intentions by our self-inflicted actions.
Prosperity Economics provides an excellent policy platform for building an equitable and sustainable economy. The nation is now undergoing an unprecedented demographic transition, and it is time for policymakers to incorporate these solutions into national policy.
The tectonic upheavals our economy is enduring are the result not just of ﬁnancial shenanigans by the global One Percent, but of a deeper and more fundamental shift -- the passing of the old industrial order as it gives way to the emerging Creative Economy.
Independently of its importance and the fact that some analysts think otherwise, civil rights, in my opinion, won't be a central issue in the voters' decision. All points toward the economy will continue being the dominant issue among voters, Hispanics included.
A personal master plan is much more than investment counseling or life insurance. It anticipates success rather than loss and plans for continued growth -- growth in skills necessary for prosperity and growth in realizing your own full potential.
We so often hear that Republicans have lost ground with Hispanic voters. But the real story is that Hispanic voters feel like both political parties -- Republicans and Democrats -- are more interested in securing their community's votes than in solving their problems.
Today, LULAC is spearheading initiatives that carry on the work began by Cesar Chavez. Along with labor and civil rights partners, we launched Movimiento Hispano, an initiative to register over 200,000 Hispanics to vote.
Few would deny that Margaret Thatcher brought the United States and United Kingdom closer together. As I begin my tenure as British Ambassador to Washington, I look forward to playing my own small part in keeping that relationship in the best possible repair.
Wanting a better life for one's self and one's significant others is the strength behind capitalism. The quick-buck-and-the-heck-with-the-consequences attitude that became so vogue in the dot.com era was not and is not typical. For most of the history of capitalism 'built to last' was the norm.